Simon Harding

Dates: January 22, 2007 - June 15, 2007

Studied at Ecole Jacques Lecoq in Paris and at Kiklos Teatro Scuola di Creazione Teatrale in Padua. Member of Sabooge Theatre in Montreal. Simon and SaBooge have twice enjoyed residencies on campus with support from The Swarthmore Project in Theater (2002; 2003). In 2002, their residency culminated in performances of Hatched at the Philadelphia Fringe Festival. Simon has worked in various capacities for Mum Puppettheater, Pig Iron Theatre Company, and Bryn Mawr College in Philadelphia, as well as for The Kitchen in New York City. He returned to campus to design the set for Senior Company's A Delicate Balance in 2003. Simon was cited for "best lighting design" in 2003-04 by the Philadelphia Weekly for his work on Mark Lord's production of Hamlet in/Sites at Bryn Mawr College. He designed the set for Sabooge's Fathom, which performed at the Philadelphia Fringe Festival in 2004; the production was named Best of Festival at the Dublin Fringe Festival in 2004. He will perform Oberon in Mum Puppettheater's production of A Midsummer Night's Dream in Spring 2005.